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Rep. Kirkpatrick serves on the Appropriations Committee and Agriculture Committee for the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Appropriations Committee

The Appropriations Committee is considered one of Congress’ three exclusive “power committees.” Kirkpatrick has been appointed to three subcommittees under Appropriations: Defense, Energy and Water and Financial Services.

As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Rep. Kirkpatrick will be in a unique position to advocate and deliver, not just for Southern Arizona, but for the entire state. This committee holds the ‘Power of the Purse’ and determines how our government allocates our resources. These subcommittee designations are key wins for the district’s priorities which include good schools, economic development, affordable higher education, quality health care, robust infrastructure and our competitive defense industry. 

Learn more HERE.

Agriculture Committee

The Agriculture Committee is responsible for various issues related to renewable energy, rural development, nutrition, crop insurance, conservation, international trade, futures market regulation, animal and plant health, agricultural research and development, bio-terrorism, forestry and many others.

As a member of the Agriculture Committe, Rep. Kirkpatrick will be able to have a voice on the issues that concern Arizona’s rural communitites including Cochise County. 

Learn more HERE.